"Dahlia Slayer Taunts Police"
of in at on in or or DAHLIA SLAYER TAUNTS POLICE LOS -ANGELES(L'.P)-A person believed to be the torture slayer of "Black Dahlia" Elizabeth Short, 22, tolay offered in a taunt ing letter, to surrender to police Wednesday. The letter, addressed to the Los Angeles Examiner, "appears to be legitimate," Homicide Capt. Jack Donahoe said. A quick examination by police chemist Ray Rinker showed no fingerprints. The card, mailed in downtown Las Angeles late yesterday, read: "Here it is. Truing in Wed. Jan. 29 10 a. m. Had my fun at police. Black Dahlia avenger." The note was scrawled in boldly-printed capital letters. It was written in ink on a penny postcard Donahoe said the note might be the "letter to follow" referred to by the sardonic slayer last week when he mailed newspapers a package containing personal effects of the beautiful "Black Dahlia," whose mutiliated body was found Jan. 15. A.